Flexible hiring crucial for financial sector: ESM Goh

He also stresses need for employers to invest in staff training, encourage skills upgrading -ST

Singapore Economic Miracle Exhibition 2015

Capitol Piazza, 4-13 September 2015

Is Indonesia finally getting serious about boosting FDI?

The government promised quick and wide-sweeping deregulation in manufacturing, trade and agriculture in a bid to brighten the climate for investors. -CNBC

S'pore bank lending rises in July, but at slower pace

Total bank lending rose again in July -ST

She's planning to buy her dream house

While Singaporeans cheer the plummeting Malaysian ringgit, the slumping value is a double-edged sword for Malaysians living here. - TNP

Weak ringgit huge burden on his family

If I spend about $1,100 every month, it will cost me about $52,800 by the time I finish. - TNP

Economists cut Singapore 2015 growth

The MAS survey showed that economists expect GDP growth in the third quarter to come in at 2.1 per cent year-on-year. -Reuters

Bringgit on: Malaysian dollar hits lowest in 20 years

Money changer sees record number of customers as Malaysian dollar hits lowest in 20 years. -TNP

Malaysian developers tout weak ringgit as key selling point

Bearish view of currency remains, property oversupply also a concern. -BT

Malaysia ringgit at fresh 17-year low ahead of FX reserves data

The ringgit fell nearly 1.0 percent to 4.1780 per dollar. -Reuters

LTA prints Singapore's largest local bond offering of year

LTA has increased the size of its offering of dual-tranche Singapore dollar bonds to S$1.2 billion. -Reuters

Property tycoon Wang Jianlin takes 'rich' crown from Li Ka-shing, named richest man in China

Property tycoon Wang Jianlin from the Chinese mainland overtook Hong Kong's Li Ka-shing as the richest man in China - China Daily/ANN